Tag Archives: healthy breakfast

Cinnamon Rolls

Don’t you just love the smell of cinnamon rolls in the morning? The fun spiral shape of the roll with icing that that just melts away from the heat of the roll can get anyone excited when they walk downstairs to see a cinnamon roll on their plate. You have yourself one delicious breakfast. Why not start off your day with a meal that is fun shaped, tasty, and gets you excited to begin the day?
Below is a recipe for a healthier version of a cinnamon roll that is soft on the outside and gooey on the inside with a …

 

Peachy keen smoothie

A recent study may show that peaches may slow the growth and ability to spread of breast cancer cells. Did you really need an excuse to eat more peaches? But, if you’re stuck in the northeast where we had snow on the ground yesterday (in mid-April!), fresh peaches may be out of the question.
That’s ok! Did you know that frozen fruits and vegetables often have more nutrients than their fresh counterparts because they’re frozen at their peak of ripeness? And you know what frozen fruit means…smoothies! This recipe calls for a cup of frozen peaches, which I estimate is about …

 

Baked egg in a pepper

I hope everyone had a great holiday season. The festivities are over, the tinsel taken down, the tree on the curb, and the diet regimen started. It’s not all humdrum and drab, though! Baking eggs in a bell pepper half is one of my favorite breakfast dishes, and it’s healthy to boot. It can be hard to increase your veggie intake, especially for breakfast, but this is a great way to start. Plus, this is just one variation. Play around with the spices, add a little pancetta – whatever you’re in the mood for!

Baked egg in a pepper
For two
1 bell …

 

Gluten-free pumpkin cashew pancakes

Especially during the holidays, it’s nice to have an indulgent breakfast. Pancakes are such a comfort food, but refined flour and sugar are best avoided. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy these tasty breakfast treats! Inspired by this recipe, I decided to make a healthier version. Cashew meal replaces flour for a gluten-free, protein-filled pancake.

Gluten-free pumpkin cashew pancakes
1/2 cup cashew meal
1/2 tsp baking powder
1-2 Tbsp maple syrup
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
Dash salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger
unsalted butter for cooking
Combine cashew meal and baking powder. Add maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla, and whisk to combine. Add salt and spices. Heat …